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as being the president who turned u.s. energy policy around, and started getting us transitioned from the old fossil fuel based economy from the last century to the near zero emission energy system of the 21st century, then he needs to deny the permit to this pipeline and send a signal that we cannot be expanding last century's fossil fuel infrastructure and expect to wind up with a 21st 21st century energy system. >> cenk: all right let's keep it real. if he does approve it, is he sending the opposite signal, that i just talked about climate change but in reality, i don't think it's that big a deal. >> so far it's hard to really identify anything concrete that president obama has done on the climate issue to really bring down emissions. if he approves key stone he can excel, that will be a concrete action to increase emissions and i think that president obama's legacy on the climate issue will be a shameful one. >> cenk: strong language. by the way, out of curiosity what do you think he's going to do? >> well, you know, i'm not one to predict the future. put it this way i've never be
're assessment of this. >> obama: the path towards sustainable energy sources will be long and sometimes difficult. but america cannot resist this transition. we must lead it. we can't cede to other nations the technology that willpower new jobs and new industry, we must claim it's promise. that's how we will maintain our economic vitality and our national treasure. a forest and waterways our crop lands and snow capped peaks. >> cenk: so michael, first off were you encouraged by these portions of the speech? >> yes, i was encouraged. i was inspired. i thought it was a great speech. you know, i thought what the president did really well was he talked about fighting climate disruption both as moral obligation, but he also pointed out that transitioning to clean energy is a great economic opportunity. it's not just an obligation that we have for future generations. it's an opportunity that we have right now to move beyond dirty fuel. i thought the president did a great job. >> cenk: all right michael, we know that it wasn't just words in this case, because "the new york times" with a story
and they rally. they know that's where the victory is. they know that's where the success and the energy is. i'm here to rally the republic to awaken. i'm somebody who works 18 hours a day. i'm somebody who reads philosophy. i'm someone who has media my own built my own media empire from nothing. that's the american dream. and if it's mental illness to love liberty and to be angry then i am. back to the as techs, 1500 years ago they were chopping kids hearts out every morning. i said this is crazy. the sun will come back up. you don't have to sacrifice 50 kids. they say you're crazy. i'll tell the aztecs that they're loco. i'll tell hitler that he's loco. i'll till all these tyrants that they're loco. your know angry? crouch down and lick the hand that feeds you because i'll say what colonel travis said at the alamo. victory or death. that's extremism isn't it, knowing the force of 10,000 people was coming and he had 180. that's right. this is commitment. it's really living. it's loving innocence and the children enough to be willing to be a real man. that's what it's all about. >> cenk: all r
for the modern world. esurance. now backed by allstate. click or call. the natural energy of peanuts and delicious, soft caramel. to fill you up and keep you moving, whatever your moves. payday. fill up and go! [ ♪ theme music ♪ ] >> cenk: all right, we're back on "the young turks" talking about the controversial around "zero dark thirty" about the torture issue. let's go to an abc news report on that controversy. >> when was the last time you saw bin laden? >> it seems like this one depicting the roles of enhanceed interrogation techniques in the hunt for osama bin laden has martin sheen and ed asner supporting the backlash against the best picture nomination of "zero dark thirty." >> i have bad news. i'm going to break. >> you bigelow is defending the torture scenes. >> it's not an easy subject but it's pretty irrefutable that that was part of the ten-year long hunt. >> cenk: all right, well kathryn bigelow wrote an op ed in the la times and said on a practical and political level it does seem illegal to me to make a case against torture by ignoring or denying the role it play
energy of peanuts and delicious, soft caramel. to fill you up and keep you moving, whatever your moves. payday. fill up and go! >> welcome back to the "young turks." anna and chicago with you. lawmakers in illinois were set to vote on same-sex marriage but the session ended before they could do so. we have a reported on the martyr that explains it in more detail. >> the general assembly being urged by the president to legalize gay marriage in illinois. >> we're here because we want to make sure that this goes through this year. >> gay rights organizations rallied outside the thomson center saturday as lawmakers met inside to discuss pension reform. they encouraged the crowd to push the gay marriage bill to pass. the archdiocese of chicago is hoping lawmakers and residents think things through. this letter was given out to parishioners at holy name cathedral this morning. >> this is something that we've seen throughout the country. anytime state lawmakers set to vote on same-sex marriage, religion gets involved and you know the tune changes a little bit. cardinal francis george said the
hands? the natural energy of peanuts and delicious, soft caramel. to fill you up and keep you moving, whatever your moves. payday. fill up and go! >> ana: reporter bales is an u.s. soldier facing charges of murder in a military court after he allegedly murdered 16 afghani civilians mostly you women and children. this is extremely complex. we have more details on the story. >> staff sergeant robert bales is the suspect of a began civilian murder last weekend. >> he seems to be unaware of some of the facts i talked to him about which makes me concerned about his state of mind. >> attorney brown said staff sergeant bales served three tours in iraq where he suffered a trauma why can brain injury. he also witnessed a brutal attack on another soldier the day before the incident. >> he did not want to be deployed but he was deployed any way and he was diagnosed with ptsd. the mental health concern of our military is a big problem. it has been the topic of discussion for quite awhile now. the question is whether or not we're doing enough to solve this issue. these soldiers are going to war m
like you took a job with duke energy while you're still in congress. i know you rush out of congress to get the lobbyist jobs, but you're still negotiating things with the fiscal cliff, et cetera. >> are you planning to become a lobbyist? >> no. >> what will you do after this year? just want to get you on record here. >> you're barking up the wrong tree. >> what do you plan to do after you retire? >> have a better job than you guys have, that's for sure. [ laughter ] >> cenk: have a better job than you, because i'm going to sell out and be a lobbyist. he did and now works for duke energy, a job he took before he stopped being a congressman. what is a congressional salary? $175,000$175,000 a year. they pay their c.e.o. $440,000. the american gaming association pay $1.9 million and the congressman and senators are really angling for that job because they get to go to vegas all the time, do. what happens in vegas stays in vegas. what happens in d.c. also stays in d.c. the securities industry and financial markets, in other words, the banks. they pay their top guy $2.9 million. my favori
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